THRIFTY THURSDAY: A. P. (pre) C. (iate)

July 28, 2011
Guess who finally bought his first suit? This guy.
Your first suit should be one that fits you. That’s first and foremost.
Your first suit should be altered to your body with the help of a tailor.
Your first suit should be probably be grey because you can dress it up and dress it down with separates. Black is always formal—think: weddings and funerals—and navy may be a little too casual for a black-tie event, because we all know I’m invited to black-tie events so often…
Well, I bought a midnight navy one, and it fits me perfectly off the rack. Hat’s off to you, A.P.C., for making such a finely tailored suit that fits a 6’2″ man with a 36″ chest, girlishly small arms and a terribly long inseam.
Seth’s note: Uh, Jeff, where are the photos of the suit?
Jeff: Wait, you thought after all that talk I was actually going to show you photos of the whole thing?

Should you want to copy this look, you can pick up the white denim A.P.C.’s website and a similar T-shirt.

I snagged up the suit (pants not shown) along with the white denim from Nordstrom during their Men’s Half Yearly Sale. Unfortunately, the item isn’t shown on the website, but you can get it at BlackBird or on A.P.C.’s website with matching trousers. A suit, ta-da!

On Jeff: Two-button jacket (Nordstrom, 60 percent off) by A.P.C., small; white denim (Nordstrom, 60 percent off) by A.P.C., size 28; shrunken T-shirt (gift from a friend because he accidentally shrunk it) by A.P.C., large but fits like a small; refurbished boat shoe (Nordstrom Rack, $25) by Sperry Topsider, size 11; canvas dip-dyed industrial tote (eBay, $100) by Jack Spade; nylon camper watch (Amazon, $18) by Timex.

Photos by Anthony Barlich.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05341951262271384712 dani

    Perfect.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06134075316280033785 James

    I love it! I have a similar blazer from Mango that I bought last year.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13927855564052277340 Victor

    Great look! You can’t go wrong with A.P.C.

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